Rescue operation

Icy Resolve

Icy Resolve – simulating the crash of a commuter airplane into ice-covered Lake Erie – employed numerous airboats, helicopters and shore-based rescue crews and provided rescuers the opportunity to evaluate their plans, capabilities and coordination. Icy Resolve also tested each agency’s ability to execute critical incident communications, emergency medical care and many other elements of mass rescue operations.


Detroit Princess

Preparing for the worst-case scenario

With this week’s 5.9-magnitude earthquake felt along the U.S. East Coast and Hurricane Irene inching on a path towards the eastern seaboard, preparedness is at the forefront of many American’s minds. Preparedness plays an important role in the Coast Guard, […]